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Landscaping Function and Appeal

Important Lists for Landscaping Materials

Landscaping Materials, Landscaping Projects, Indian Sandstone Paving, Gravel

Landscaping Material Suppliers

When you embark on a landscaping project don’t forget that we have everything you need at our garden centre Tadley to fulfil your aspirations and requirements.

Rather than paying a visit to one of the retail chains of garden centres with staff that may not be able to spend time with you nor possess the extensive knowledge of Rivar Sand and Gravel’s team, call in to our garden centre Tadley for a relaxed, informative and comprehensive service. We care about helping clients to achieve the best for their domestic and commercial landscaping projects.

Our product range is comprised of outstanding products from leading manufacturers like Bradstone, Global Stone, Namgrass, Stonemarket and there’s our captivating Rivar range.

10 Things to consider when choosing your landscaping materials:

  • Budget.
  • Function - is it a family garden/entertaining space/mini football pitch?
  • Aesthetic appeal.
  • Your personality and scheme.
  • The existing garden materials.
  • The planting.
  • Maintenance levels.
  • Your expertise.
  • Time.
  • Drainage.

10 landscaping materials that we proudly stock:

  • Gravel and chippings e.g. Cotswold Chippings, Moonstone Gravel.
  • Natural paving e.g. sandstone/marble/travertine/granite.
  • Concrete paving.
  • Landscaping bark.
  • Stone.
  • Bricks.
  • Timber sleepers.
  • Granite setts.
  • Pebbles/cobbles.
  • Play sand.

10 Ways that landscaping materials can be used:

  • Driveways
  • Paths
  • As features.
  • To surround features.
  • Around ponds.
  • Entertaining area in a garden.
  • Outdoor kitchen/barbeque space.
  • Play areas.
  • Over flowerbeds and borders.
  • To cover manhole covers.

As you will appreciate, some landscaping materials are more suitable for certain tasks than others but we can guide you to the best products.

10 popular ancillary products from our garden centre Tadley:

  • Weed matting.
  • Building sand.
  • Kiln dried sand.
  • Sharp sand.
  • Cement.
  • Scalpings.
  • Ground pegs.
  • Drain gullies.
  • Cleaning fluids.
  • Marropave framework.

10 top picks for projects:

  • Landscaping bark: You’ll find the FSC - Forest Stewardship Council - approval mark on our products.
  • Flamingo Gravel: This angular 20mm gravel is blue-green, pink and white with a sparkling quartz content.
  • Thames Valley Flint: Moonstone Gravel is locally sourced in 10mm or 20mm and it is black, white, brown and grey. It’s hugely attractive and enduring.
  • Indian sandstone paving: A 2.8 metres diameter Global Stone Indian sandstone paving feature of three circles with a central stone makes an ideal focal point.
  • Sleepers: At our garden centre Tadley we have reclaimed railway sleepers in rich colours and they often have oil on them. New oak and pine timber sleepers are refreshing.
  • Porcelain paving: Porcelain paving is frost, slip, stain and fade resistant. You’ll fall in love with it.
  • Granite chippings: Green Basalt Gravel is 20mm angular granite with personality and a long lifespan.
  • Granite setts: Economic and aesthetically pleasing, they can add the final touches to a scheme.
  • Scottish pebbles: 20-40mm Delightful pink, blue, grey and brown hued pebbles are exquisite.
  • Lap timber fences: Choose from 3ft and 4ft panels and featheredge panels in 6ft, with or without frames, and 8ft timber posts.

Whatever you hope to achieve, whether your project is a courtyard garden, a window box or a sweeping driveway, we’re here to help you so pop in to our garden centre Tadley today.

Locations we cover:

(From our Hare Hatch Depot:) Reading, Twyford, Henley, Peppard, Kidmore End, Sonning Common, Shiplake, Wargrave, Sonning, Maidenhead, Marlow, Holyport, Windsor, Bray, Binfield

(From our Thatcham Depot:) Pangbourne, Theale, Bradfield, Padworth, Beenham, Aldermaston, Woolhampton, Bucklebury, Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford, Kintbury

(From our Tadley Depot:) Basingstoke, Tadley, Oakley, Baughurst, Chineham, Hook, Kingsclere, Headley, Yateley, Hartley Wintney, Heckfield, Basing, Wasing, Whitchurch, Overton, Litchfield

(From our Windlesham Depot:) Ascot, Binfield, Bracknell, Wokingham, Sunninghill, Sunningdale, Virginia Water, Egham, Staines, Windlesham, Bagshot, Camberley

and everywhere in between...